Radical Liaisons and Race: Germany and the United States in the Global Sixties

Mar 08, 2011

Panel Discussion at the New School for Social Research, New York | Speakers: Maria Höhn (Vassar College), Markin Klimke (GHI Washington), Jeremy Varon (New School for Social Research), and Norbert Frei (Friedrich-Schiller-Universität Jena)

Please join Professors Maria Höhn, Martin Klimke, Jeremy Varon, and Norbert Frei for a panel presentation at the New School on German-American relations during the "long Sixties." The panel will focus on discourses on American race relations and the Civil Rights Movement in both West and East Germany, the relationship between the American and West German student movements, and the parallel emergence of "armed struggle" groups in the United States and the Federal Republic in the 1960s and 70s.